Sixth General Assembly for the 2003 Convention

29 May 2016 –

The sixth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage will be held at UNESCO Headquarters on 30 May to 1 June 2016.

The session will focus on a number of important issues, such as the revision of the Operational Directives to include a new chapter on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage and sustainable development.
Members of the Intergovernmental Committee will also be elected.

Documents of the session are available online from Friday 29 April in the six working languages of the Assembly. A photo exhibition “Passing it on: Inventorying living heritage in Africa” will feature during the session outside UNESCO’s Fontenoy building. ›››

Objective and impact: interviews

Mr Jorge Francisco Rojas Goldsack
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

Ms Dace Melbārde
Interviewed in 2012 (7.COM_WG)

Ms Dinara Chochunbaeva Kyrgyzstan
Interviewed in 2012 (4.GA)

One of the last projects approved

Financial assistance

  • Malawi
  • Financial assistance : $ 90,533.00
  • Implementation dates : 30/11/2015 - 04/12/2015
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ICH inscribed on UNESCO lists

Discover the elements and the documentation attached (videos, photos, consents...) !